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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

At her pace; fifteen-year-old skips high school

Kristia, who does not own driver’s permit, let alone a driver’s license, first heard about the idea of going off to college from her parents on a family vacation last year. “We threw the ball in her court and she ran with it,” said her mother, Kelly Vasiloff, a preschool teacher at Chester Baptist.

Perfect attendance

Tyler Coleman, a graduating senior at Matoaca H.S., was honored with an award for 13 years of perfect attendance.

Former Thomas Dale teacher receives law doctorate

Chester resident and former Thomas Dale High School teacher Tricia Dunlap (formerly Radigan) received her juris doctor degree, Saturday, May 7, from the University of Richmond‘s School of Law, where she graduated cum laude.

Award-winning school bus drivers

In a recent regional competition, Chesterfield school bus drivers won four of the top six awards and brought home the Director’s Cup as the top school division. Chesterfield County Public Schools has won the Director’s Cup 12 times since the competition began in 1981, including six of the past eight years.

VSU to host delegation from Nigerian University

Virginia State University will host a delegation of 20 faculty, administrators and student leaders from the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Nigeria’s top ranked university, from June 20-30.

Resident accuses CCPS of breaking ADA laws

After visiting nearly every high school in Chesterfield County, one Chesterfield resident claims there are numerous instances where Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) fail to uphold ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations even as county officials say otherwise.

Olympic pool comes to Chesterfield for Aquatic Center

The long awaited delivery of the 2008 Olympic Trials Pool from Omaha, Neb., to its new home at the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership Aquatics Center took place on Monday at Ukrop Park, located at the intersection of Chippenham Parkway and Ironbridge Road.

Bridging the gap

Without putting too much emphasis on scientific research, we all respond to music in different ways, regardless of our individual abilities, interpretations, and characteristics. But rarely do we respond negatively to the steady, comforting vibrations of wavelengths traveling through the air. It does something many of us cannot even begin to comprehend, so we just sit back, relax and experience one of life’s greatest pleasures.